We get asked, on a fairly regular basis, “What is the best way to protect my business from the various threats in cyberspace?” The answer really sounds more complex than it actually is. To protect your business in the threat landscape of today, you need a multi-layered approach to security.
Those of us who work in the Technology industry realize that, given even the slightest opportunity and a little time, those who would do us harm can perform their evil deeds with catastrophic results. It seems like every other day there is some sort of headline about a security compromise or client data that has been illegally accessed. Those headlines do not provide a fair representation of the damage caused to small businesses or individuals. In some cases, while the breach may be more significant for larger companies, the little guys often suffer the most when trying to recover from a malicious attack, where corporate data has been stolen or encrypted. In fact, statistics indicate that more than 75% of small businesses that were breached and lost their data were unable to recover.